One Raw match has gone down in WWE history for all the wrong reasons.
Monday Night Raw was a big night of action for WWE in Salt Lake City headlined by Drew McIntyre picking up a win over Jey Uso. That win was not without controversy however as Uso was hampered by taking out The Judgment Day who had been trying to recruit him to their group.
McIntyre did not return to help out Uso after the bout when he was being taken apart by Finn Balor, Damian Priest, and Dominik Mysterio but thankfully, Cody Rhodes was on hand to chase the villains off.
The night also saw Rhodes pick up a win over Mysterio while Becky Lynch successfully defended her NXT Women’s Championship against Natalya in what proved to be a last-minute change of plans.
A bad night of ratings for WWE Raw
Wrestling fans have become obsessed with TV ratings again in recent years and the 18th of September edition of Raw averaged a total of 1.331 million total viewers. That rating is the second lowest in the show’s history as it went up against stiff competition in the NFL and one match suffered more than most.
Speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer broke down the ratings for Monday Night Raw and revealed that one match on the show is now the least watched in the 30+ year history of the show:
“The Ciampa match (with) Giovanni Vinci was the least watched Raw match in history with 1,192,000 viewers.”
Tommaso Ciampa defeated Giovanni Vinci of Imperium in the second-last bout of the night as the former NXT Champion looks to set up a clash with GUNTHER for the Intercontinental Title.